Stars For A Great Cause Deliver The Gift of Music to Los Angeles School
Los Angeles, CA - Alliance Connection, Inc. created another All Access Experience event, but this time instead of the Caribbean or Mexico, it was at Pio Pico Middle School, Los Angeles. On Friday morning, March 1st, it was a first hour like no other, when stars for a great cause including American Idol, X Factor, Disney Channel and rock legends, came out to deliver a huge surprise to the students…the gift of music.
Tim Urban, Aaron Kelly, Michael Johns,Brandon Rogers and Mikalah Gordon (American Idol), Cody Linley (Hannah Montana),Jeff Adams (Bass/Starship), Rob Arthur (Keyboard/Vocals Peter Frampton), Glenn McCuen (Nickelodeon), DaniKnights and Hayley Orrantia (X Factor/ Lakoda Rayne) delivered acoustic and electric guitars, amplifiers and keyboards to the school.
After being blown away by an original piece written and performed by the students, the artists were able to jump onstage and dance, sing and play along to tunes such as “Please Mister Postman” by the Marvelettes and “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz. During the question and answer,the artists were able to explain how they got started, what inspires them and give awesome advice about always following your dreams and using your fame to give back.
Fans, resort guests and celebritiesraised over $60,000 for the national non-profit Little Kids Rock to restore andrevitalize music programs in disadvantage public schools across the nation, allwhile having the experience of a lifetime, at the All Access Experience 2012event series held at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels in Mexico and theDominican Republic.
“In partnership with All Inclusive Collection’s Hard Rock Hotels, we are excited to give not only the gift of music, but inspiration to kids by revitalizing their school’s music program.Music education builds creative, confident young adults and keeps our children happy and interested while enhancing the process of learning. I could not imagine a world without music and we are so thankful for organizations like Little Kids Rock who bring together education, instruments and curriculum to support our future generation of rock stars,” said Alliance Connection, Inc., President, Melissa Mango.
Little Kids Rock providesfree training to public school teachers in Los Angeles and dozens of other cities across the United States, and donates all of the resources, instruments and curricula they need to start or revitalize their music program. Little Kids Rock teachers bring a kid-friendly, pop-oriented music program to their students that focuses on teaching kids to perform, improvise and compose music rooted in the popular genres of past 50 years and today on instruments like guitar, bass, keyboard and drums.
“Little Kids Rock is so grateful to Alliance Connection, AllInclusive Collection, and all of the artists who were involved in the eventsthat generated this tremendous gift for our children,” says Little Kids Rockexecutive director David Wish. “Thanks to their generous support, thousand ofchildren will benefit from the lifelong gift of music.”
With this donation,Little Kids Rock will be able to offer its free programming and resources tomore than 100,000 public school students this school year in nearly 1,000schools in 25 cities nationwide.
And that was just the beginning! Thecelebration continued Saturday, March 2nd as Alliance Connection,Inc. rolled out the red carpet to thank even more artists for everything theyhave done and celebrated the continued trend of bringing together stars for agreat cause at once in a lifetime fan based experiences in 2013. Guests enjoyedlive performances and got the change to win an all-inclusive vacation to any ofthe Hard Rock Resorts.
About Alliance Connection, Inc.: A strategic marketing firm that brings together best in class companies and consumers to deliver exceptional and affordable marketing plans. Alliance Connection Productions, a branch of the company, operates All Access Experience that creates and produces once-in-a-lifetime events through unique, interactive, fan-based entertainment experiences, all for a great cause. http://www.allianceconnection.com
About Little Kids Rock: Little Kids Rock is a national nonprofit that transfo
rms children’s lives by restoring and revitalizing music education in disadvantaged public schools. The organization partners with school districts to train public school teachers in their innovative curriculum while donating all of the instruments and resources necessary to run rockin’ music programs. To date they have reached over 200
,000 students. More info at http://www.littlekidsrock.org
About All Inclusive Collection: The All Inclusive Collection spearheads sales and marketing efforts for premier, luxury resort properties throughout Mexico and the Caribbean, including Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic (the world’s first all inclusive Hard Rock Hotel), Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta, Hard Rock Hotel Cancun and Aventura Palace (soon to be rebranded Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya). These four properties are owned and operated by RCD Resorts under licensing agreements from Hard
Rock International. RCD Resorts exclusively contracts the All Inclusive Collection for the sales and marketing of its all inclusive Hard Rock Hotels. Led by Chief Operating Officer Rafael Chapur, the All Inclusive Collection offers a one-of-a-kind, “all day, all night, all-inclusive” vacation experience, with plans to expand its portfolio in Mexico and the Caribbean, introducing new luxury properties that continue to shift the sands of all-inclusive vacations. For additional information, visit www.hrhallinclusive.com.